People attend a canonisation mass for Joseph Vaz in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo during Pope Francis’ last visit to the region. Photo: AFP

Pope Francis courting Asia again with Myanmar, Bangladesh trips, but China...

As the pontiff prepares for his fourth visit to Asia, the Vatican’s hopes for rapprochement with Beijing appear as distant as ever

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People attend a canonisation mass for Joseph Vaz in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo during Pope Francis’ last visit to the region. Photo: AFP
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